Firewall Systems Engineer Advisor

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Systems Engineering
Locations
Washington, District of Columbia
Colorado Springs, Colorado

REQ#: G2019-67475

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

Functional duties:

  • Provide leadership to team members and colleagues.
  • Perform system design, modeling, analysis, and sustainment of network-based sensor systems.
  • Remain proactive in identifying, analyzing, and resolving technical issues involving Palo Alto firewalls.
  • Plan and direct upgrades and system enhancements.
  • Develop and implement test strategies and document results.
  • Provide technical OJT training and guidance to less experienced team members.
  • Serve as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Develop documentation on new or existing systems.

Position Qualifications:

  • BA/BS and 8+ years of related systems engineering experience or any of the following combinations of education and experience • High School Diploma + 12 years • Associate's Degree + 10 years • Bachelor's Degree + 8 years • Master's Degree + 6 years • PhD + 4 years
  • A TS/SCI clearance with CI Poly (or able to obtain CI Poly)
  • Security+ CE or other approved DoD 8570 IAT II certification prior to employment. 
  • Ability to obtain an 8570 IASAE II certification within six months from the date of hire.  Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CASP+CE, CISSP (or Associate) or CSSLP.

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Professional Development Assistance –  Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement –  toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field 
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance 

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

 

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